"Transit Revolution" Norman Garrick, Ph. D. Associate Professor, University of Connecticut
Norman Garrick is Associate Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Connecticut. Dr. Garrick is also a member of the national board of The Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU) and cochair of CNU's Transportation Task Force. He specializes in the planning and design of urban transportation systems, including transit, streets and highways, parking policy and bicycle and pedestrian facilities, especially as they relate to sustainability, placemaking, and urban revitalization.
His writings on sustainable transportation and urban planning, street and street network design, and parking policies have been widely disseminated both to an academic audience and to the wider public in outlets such as The Atlantic Cities, Planetizen, New Urban News, The Denver Post and The Hartford Courant. In addition to his academic and research career, Dr. Garrick has worked as transportation consultant on a number of design charrettes, nationally and internationally, including urban revitalization projects with the Prince of Wales Foundation in Kingston, Jamaica and Freetown, Sierra Leone.
He is a recipient of the Transportation Research Board's Wootan Award for Best Paper in policy and organization and a Fulbright Fellowship to Kingston, Jamaica. Dr. Garrick has also been a visiting professor at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich, a lecturer in both MIT's Department of Urban Studies and Planning and Oxford University's (UK) Masters of Sustainable Urban Planning Program.
June 3rd from 7-9pm Gleason Works Auditorium, 1000 University Ave, Rochester NY